Our Musical Travels...
A new friendship song written by music teacher
Ms. Durairaj is originally from Pune, Maharashtra, India- and now lives in Chicago
Bhangra Rhythm, with remix:
WHAT........if WE'RE ALL RO.........bots?..
WE'RE ALL RO......bots,WE'RE ALL RO.WE'RE ALL RO.hey!
Next destination: Brazil!!!!
Samba and Brazilian instruments:
Samba dance steps:
"Raios solares (sunshine) in all four directions, with opposite legs
"Águia" (eagle) open one wing, then the other
"Quatro" (four directions) (north, east, south, west) one step out in each direction
Samba Batucada Rhythm
What if I would like another snack..NO WAY! (x4)
(x3)Pineapple Pineapple Pie..PLease..NO WAY! (x4)
"WE rock the show, WE rock the show, LET'S GO!!!!
POLES: FLOOR CLAP FLOOR CLAP FLOOR FLOOR FLOOR CLAP
DANCE: foot in foot out! foot in foot out! step in add other foot in hop out! freeze....
a.k.a. STEP just kidding STEP just kidding STEP for realsies! HOP freeze....
POLES: CLAP FLOOR FLOOR
DANCE: foot out!! foot in switch foot in
Basic pattern for the Tinikling dance, and bamboo pole rhythm:
Compare/contrast this version from the
Puyuma people from Taiwan:
Variations of Tinikling by university students from Georgia Tech University's Filipino Student's Association:
Puyuma People, Indigenous people of Taiwan:
Link to Chinese school children's variation:
Rhythm for Taiwan's Puyuma version of the bamboo pole dance, on the drums:
on xylo and boomies:
also played as: C..gg.g.C..gg.g.C...C...C.........
Next: South Africa!!
a good luck, wedding song
in the Xhosa language spoken in South Africa
Igqira lendlela, nguqo ngqothwane (sing 4 times)
Seleqabele gqi thapha, nguqo ngqothwane (sing 4 times)
Rhythm: Pineapple Pineapple Pie (2 times!!)
Harmony notes: E........F#......B........E........
to the RIGHT . to the LEFT
slap STOMP four STOMP
under STOMP under STOMP step stepHEY!
The Second National Anthem of South Africa
The words are from mixed languages, some Ndebele, some Zulu, some English,
reflecting the history of many tribes of people working together in the mines.
The word Shosholoza means go forward or make way for the next man, in Ndebele.
It is used as a term of encouragement and hope for the workers as a sign of solidarity.
Marching band formations:
- Parade rest
- Set! (Instruments UP)
- March in Place
- Left or Right face
- Marching backwards
- Box drill
- Dress center
Compose your own
marching band formation.
Add a rhythm and team notes/colors. Create a routine and
perform it for the group!!!
The Arab World
1. How do I get the BASS note out of the drum? "where?" "how?"
2. How do I get the high 'tone' note out of the drum? "where?" "how?"
on Xylo, boomie, and baby piano: If BASS is D, then 'tone' is....
Tableh, Tabla, Doumbek, Darbuka....
Rhythms for Shater Shater:
#1: BASStone . BASSBASS . tone . TIMEfor . A FOOD . fight .
#2: BASS . . toneBASS . tone . WHERE'S . . myNACH . os .
- intro: S....S....S....S.S.kick!
- rewind:1 2 3 4 5 6 heel and toe and
- HEEL . stomp . stomp. sh! .
Shater Shater شاطر شاطر
by Nancy Ajram نانسي عجرم
Hook: D D Bb A . . . . Eb Eb Bb . . .
Verse: D,F Eb, G C, Eb F, A
yilly bee-issmaa kilmit eahh-low shoo min-illow (shahTir shahTir)
yilly beyeh-‘owd ah-il waHdow shoo min-illow (shahTir shahTir)
yilly bee-injaH bee-mudresstow wuh maa bee-ahz-zib mu-ah-limtow
wuh min-Heb-bow wuh bedna nn-illow (shahTir shahTir)